Was this your first full week back at work / school? It was for us, and it sure felt busy! I guess everyone’s back from the month of festivities.
Here’s what caught our eye online in the world of climbing, eating, cycling and repeating. Saturday Snippets for 13.January.2018.
On Climbing, Eating, Cycling and Repeating:
- A nice little video on how to use the TRX and Olympic Rings for some climbing training (you can never have too many antagonist exercises to work on 🙂 )
- I’ve fallen behind on my weekly bread-making routine. A version of this cardamom brioche loaf might be a good re-entry.
- Hmm, tahini granola sounds pretty interesting and looks very tasty.
- 127 cool bits of trivia. 13 (for reals?) 21 (kinda cool!) 40 (this needs validation) 51 (Boaty McBoat Face, anyone?) 71 (we should all follow suit!) 87 (so good) 113 (I did not know this) 125 (this sounds like something a grad student would figure out 🙂 )
- A bit of tongue-and-cheek: Female toxicity in the workplace.
- For Canadians – have you signed up to get your $25 gift card from Loblaws yet? Save-on-Foods is offering the same deal (but they weren’t involved in the bread price-fixing). You can choose to donate BOTH to your local food bank.
On Moby News (aka Sprinter van conversion):
This week we’ve been back in the swing of van work again (not sure if we’re ever NOT in the swing of it, if I’m honest!). We’ve started working on the shower design, picked up the unfinished slab of wood to make our table, and have laser cut another electrical board panel (hopefully one of our last!).
Electrical panel board:
- Jonty has rearranged a few of the locations of the buttons, has removed one that we’re not sure we need for the time being, and relabeled some of the buttons, to make them more intuitive (mainly to the wifey).
- Like all things, I’m sure there will be another iteration, but for now, this is everything we currently have installed and wired up in the van.
- Last week Jonty used the vinyl cutter to make hot and cold arrows for the shower taps. I think they turned out pretty good!
- Shower curtain rod: We’re using copper tubing and elbows to make a shower curtain rod that is about 1-inch larger than our shower pan (to give us more elbow room). We wanted to be able to take the curtain rod apart, in order to store it within the foldable shower base, but still wanted to keep the pieces all together. So we’ve put elasticized string through the tubing. This allows us to pull the copper rods out of the elbows (one end of the each tube is glued to one end of each elbow with silicone) and fold the entire apparatus down, like you would with tent poles. The solution is pretty cool, and we should keep all the pieces together!
- We have managed to figure out a way to attach all of this to the ceiling, but you’ll have to tune in next week to see the finished product. For now, here’s a quick peak at how it will look (Jonty won’t have to hold it steady) 🙂